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>>> we are life in oakland -- we are live in oakland where the police chief is pushing for outside help to fight crime but not everyone is fired up about it. >>> a deadly helicopter crash in england. what we have learned about the accident that briefly caused panic all across great britain. >>> we are live at san jose international airport where a new aircraft is grounded. we'll tell you what happened, where it happened, and why it's effecting flights here. >>> plus the big speech now just hours away. president obama is about to unvail his plan to reduce gun violence. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning january 16th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic. first we go to steve. steve, i'm feeling a change is coming. >> a very slow change but it's coming. we still have 20s and 30s on the lows. i don't think anything will come close to what we had on sunday. but still when you get 28 santa rosa. 29 livermore. each day the temps are inching upward. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. we
>>> a surge in violence in oakland has the mayor talking. >>> it's cold out there but not as cold as sunday morning. we'll explain why. >>> we're live in santa clara one of the city's in the bay area that is waiting for the flu to strike. we'll tell you how bad the situation is here. >>> plus how last week's oil tanker accident could lead to permanent changes in the san francisco bay. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this monday morning. january 14th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic, steve is here. steve, pam said knock it off with the cold. [ laughter ] she said knock it off. >> slowly. we have enough of a breeze. clear skies and temperatures today will be in the 50s or upper 40s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. westbound interstate 80 looks pretty good. also the morning commute is looking good if you are driving on westbound bay bridge approach. it is 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> in the news this morning gunfire at a birthday party last night capped off yet another viole
. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. time now 6:01. >>> the bill bratton debate in oakland ended about four hours ago. the so-called super cop is going to be a consultant for the oakland police department and cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in our newsroom with details on the debate that took half the night. anne. >> reporter: good morning. there were so many people that wanted to speak about this, the meeting lasted about 9 hours. finally the city council approved the contract with bill bratton by a vote of 7-1 including a provision that says whatever policies come from the consulting will not permit any racial profiling. bill bratton is the former police chief of l.a. and new york now charged with advising the oakland pd on the short-term crime-fighting strategy and community safety plan. the council approved spending $250,000 to hire him. protestors say he is over agressing including "stop & frisk" measures in which people can be stopped and searched i an officer deems them suspicious. >> i'm mortified if this council says it rejects "stop &
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>>> we are live in oakland where a controversial crime fighting plan drew a heated response at a city hall meeting last night. we'll tell you why the police chief got booed. >>> san jose police are searching for a man who tried to abduct a little girl right in front of her home. we'll tell you just how brazen this attempted kidnapping was. >>> i'm not telling you anything you don't already know. it's cold out there again but will temperatures continue to warm up? >> also in a couple hours president obama will tell us his plan for reducing gun violence in america. all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day wednesday, january 16th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us this morning. steve paulson is here. and i guess we talked about it a tiny bit warmer. >> a tad warmer. >> it is cold. 20s and 30s. it's getting a little better each day here for some. temperatures right now 20s concord. livermore 27. santa rosa 29. it's darn cold out there. it will be a little warmer near 60 for a few. oakland d
. >>> oakland can add a super cop to the payroll in an effort to fight violent crime or they might like to. bill bratton led police departments in both new york and los angeles. and he is ready to help oakland for a substantial fee of course. but as anne makovec reports, not everyone is rolling out the red carpet for him, right? >> reporter: that is true. last night a committee did approve the contract but they didn't confirm that bratton is going to be the man. the council has been ordered to look at alternatives because bratton has been raising some eyebrows with comments basically in support of "stop & frisk." that is a policy that some other police departments across the country are using. bratton is the former police chief of l.a. and new york. and he is a proponent of an officer's right to search anyone if there is reasonable suspicion that the person is involved in any sort of criminal activity and with murder rates at alarming levels, we have talked four murders in oakland just last friday, the council has been considering a $250,000 contract t
. >> in a few hours, oakland police are expected to brief reporters of the latest information in the search for suspects involved in the shooting of an under covered officer last night that happened near international boulevard at seminary. amy is live in oakland. last time we talked the s.w.a.t. officers were on the scene. >> still here. look behind me. they, worked throughout the night on seminary at 17th. this section of the street is still blocked off. they are looking for two other men. they are looking for evidence. they are still at it this morning. this shooting happened last night at 6:30. police say the officer was, working undercover. they have not released his name. he was on seminary near 17th. he was investigating another shooting when the chief says he was shot. >> during the course of the follow-up he was confronted by three armed and very dangerous individuals. during the confrontation the officer was shot in the arm. the officer suffered a non-life threatening injury. he is expected to have a full recovery. >> police say they arrested one person and are looking for two oth
. not to bad in oakland. mid to upper 50s. livermore climb to 53. fairfield and vallejo 53 as well. redwood city 56 degrees. that same to tree in downtown san jose. satellite and radar shows high pressures firmly in control. we will be dry not only today but for the next several days. we will highlight that on your 7 day around the bay forecast. we will remain dry and be a big, as we head into the rest of the week. a string of sunshine awaits us. a bit of patchy frost develops tomorrow morning. overall mild one pleasant conditions as we head into friday and saturday. some spots could climb to the mid to upper 60s. more on that exciting forecast coming up momentarily. >> in the meantime in the traffic center it is quiet not monitoring any hot spots. >> the bay bridge looking great. note issues to contend with for your ride out of oakland into san francisco. >> the san mateo bridge is empty in the west bound direction towards foster city. south bound 101 the golden gate bridges problem free with drive times of 23 minutes from navato into the city. anny. >> new this morning the sonoma county
>>> outside help is coming for the oakland police department. the controversial hiring approved during a lengthy city council meeting overnight. >>> a strange story you will only see on 2. why a bay area artist is feeling the heat from a red-hot project. >>> it's happening right now on capitol hill. secretary of state hillary clinton is testifying about the nightmare last september. >>> it's a big day for apple as its ceo is set to announce its earnings reports for the quarter. we'll tell you why the reports are crucial. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm brian flores. >> i'm claudine wong. it is wednesday, january 23rd. tori and dave have today off. >>> well, overnight, the oakland council approved a controversial contract to hire outside experts to help police crack down on crime. ktvu's alex savidge is live for us in oakland and tells us the vote came after hundreds of speakers and a heated debate. >> reporter: well, hundreds of people spoke out on this controversial topic. there were four hours of public comment. the final vot
for santa rosa. 37 in vallejo. 37 in napa. mid '40's and oakland. 45 in san mateo. >> taking a look at the wind speeds we have strong winds of 18 mi. per hour along the coastal waters. national weather service did talk about the slight chance less than a 10 percent chance to see light rain over the coastal waters. i do not think it will be a possibility. any rain we see their original plan will be very light. >> into the afternoon expect mostly sunny skies and dry conditions in clear conditions. >> we will be a few degrees warmer than yesterday. fairfield at 57. 59 and hayward. lows 60s and oakland. 58 for downtown san francisco. >> satellite and radar shows high pressure in control. we are clear and dry. we will remain dry as we head into the next several days. >> off looking at the extended forecast clear conditions and son sunshine. by thursday mid to upper 60s. >> those around the heart of the vacancy low seventies for house south bay spots. inland lows will not be too bad--those are around the heart of the south bay. >> a very nice looking forecast coming up. those of you headi
. the oakland city council has voted to hire the foam top -- fr top cop of los angeles and new york as a police consultant the city council listened to public comment and debated until 2:30 a.m. before deciding to hire bill bratton known for zero tolerance strategies including controversial stop and frisk which gives officers, and say, too much discretion and leads to racial from files. supporters say bratton brought crime down in los angeles and will help the city of oakland. we will have a live report with more on this coming up in 30 minutes. >> the council approved another crime-fighting measure, bringing in alameda county sheriff deputies to patrol the streets. when deputies and one supervisor will help with the duties two days a week. the oakland police union opposed the plan but city leaders say something has to be done do put more cops on the street to deal with rising crime. >> secretary of state, hillary clinton, right now, has sat down and wearing green and is about to testify about the deadly attack in benghazi, libya, in september. in is a live picture from washington, dc. she will
. will tran is live in oakland with this and he says it is far too easy to get their hands on as ammunition. >> that's right she says it is too easy and it is more difficult to get cold medicine. they will ask for your identification and take down your information. she says for gun sales, that is just not there and it is not right. we are in for the oakland police apartment because obviously they have been fighting crime for a long time. they have done buybacks and deals going on. this definitely pertains to oakland and that is why oakland's mayor will be at the news conference. here are some blood points from assembly that she is wanting to introduce. she wants to make sure that all buyers present their identification to the sellers at the time of purchase. when the birds as ammunition, all ammunition sales must be reported to the department of justice. she points that out because in our recall route of the suspect stockpiled as many as 6000 rounds of ammunition without anyone even being tipped off about it. there were no red flags and she wants to make sure that that does not happen in th
's go back to the desk. >> a newly approved policing plan in oakland. shortly after 2:00 this morning, city council took a vote to help reduce crime. alex savage has more on why there is so much opposition to this plan, alex? >> reporter: they approved the consulting deal with bill bratton and many are upset about the chief's hiring and they believe his policies may lead to racial profiling and the vote that happened this morning did not sit well with many. >> 7 yeses and 1 no. >> boo, boo, boo... >> reporter: we had the only camera in council chambers once the vote came down and there were about 275 people who spoke and it was an overflow crowd. they eventually approved a contract for bratton on a 7-1 vote. he will develop a crime fighting plan in oakland but critics are concerned about his past work as some say it could lead to racial profiling. >> what he did he elsewhere which may have worked does not mean it will work here. >> reporter: but the man who once headed up the police departments have had success in improving community relations in those cities. they told council that b
crossed the bay. in the haywood oakland area light rain. futurecast 4 shows not all of us was the rain. by 10:00 a.m. this morning predominantly in the north bank. light rain for the east shore freeway towards the interior valleys as well. >> 2:00 p.m., it will fill in for the delta, livermore valley. we will still be dry in the peninsula. 8:00 p.m. tonight, it spreads south. light rain for the san jose, mountain view area. >> we are still dry for redwood city and san bruno. >> it depends on where you are located. it is a cold start to the morning. not as chilly as the past several days. >> '40's in santa rosa. 53 in downtown san francisco. upper '40's for hayward and san mateo. 44 in pleasanton. not much change in the temperatures that will however, the cooler that yesterday. >> oakland, richmond climbing to the low 60s. 59 in hayward. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows tomorrow should be dry especially in the afternoon. a mix of sun and clouds began. temperatures on the cooler side. and a gradual cooling trend as we start the next work weeks. >> a couple of minor acci
:30 this morning so the on-ramp is closed. >> new this morning the oakland city council has voted to hire the former top cop of los angeles and new york as a police consultant. last night the city council listened to public comment and debated until 2:30 this morning before kidding to hire bill bratton known for zero tolerance strategy including the stop and frisk policy. opponents say that gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling. bratton helped bring crime down in los angeles and will help the city of oakland. our news reporter will have a live report with much more on the heated hearing last night in 30 minutes. >> the council approved another crime-fighting measure to bring in outside help to oakland. all on the council approved to bring in the alameda county sheriff deputy to patrol the streets, helping the oakland police with duties do -- two days a week. oakland police opposed this but leaders say something has to be done about crime. >> members from the 129th rescue wing in mountain view are headed to afghanistan for four months. final deployment preparatio
with muni spent $154 million for that fiscal year in overtime. >> thank you. oakland officials will make a major announcement declaring a local state of emergency to seek outside help over a wave of violence with a recent attack involving a drive-by shooting that wounded five people at walnut and seminary avenue after ten other people were shot since friday across the city in what is believed gang-related shootings. before the drive-by shootings leaders held a conference call to discuss their response to the weekend violence of the oakland's vice mayor called for state of emergency in the city to clear the way to get help from the state, something new city council member agrees with. >> the directive is given to the administrator to work with the legal council to approach jerry brown. >> spokesperson for the mayor says that the public deserve as strong and fast reaction to all of the violence. >> today is the one month anniversary of the school massacre in newtown, connecticut, remembering the 20 children and six adults gunned down at the sandy hook elementary school. students attend cho
. livermore is 29. oakland is 40. it will be in the 50s and 60s to even upper 60s near 70 toward santa cruz. here is sal. >>> steve, we have a problem on the peninsula i will get to in a moment. on the golden gate bridge the traffic does look good heading south. i want to show you the maps here if i can. there is a big problem on the peninsula southbound 280 at wood side road. car and several deer on the road collided. injury crash. and now the freeway is almost entirely blocked. you can take 101 as your alternative. we will have more on this coming up in a few. let's go back to the desk. >>> last night firefighters in hayward discovered an unresponsive woman after an apartment house caught fire. apartment fire. alex savidge is there. >> reporter: good morning. this woman hospitalized right now is what we understand. we are working right now to get more information from the hayward fire department on her exact condition. this was an elderly woman. she was pulled out of her second story apartment here. this is the second story unit we are showing you right now. last night. the woman suffered
>>> we are live in oakland where police had just done a raid on this home. >>> another cold one out there. what about any sun, clouds, or showers? we'll talk about that as we look into the weekend. >>> we're live from san jose where they are celebrating their first direct flight to asia in several years. but questions are being asked about the 757. we'll tell you about the investigation being launched today. >>> plus overnight news for marin county. officers still on the scene of a deadly attack. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day friday, january 11th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us again this morning. it is friday, it is cold. let's check in with steve. >> it is cold, breezy you two. a lot of 30s and 40s. if it wasn't for that breeze it would be colder. couple showers possible. i think even inland could be a little bit more in the way of cloud buildups today. upper 40s and low 50s. here is sal. >>> traffic on highway 4 bay point you can see it moving along pretty well. san franci
some of the folks have not had a hot shower since january 3rd. >> in the east bay now, has oakland hit rock bottom? several oakland city council members are pleading for state and federal help after a violent weekend in the city. the toll since friday, four people dead and a total of 15 people shot. nbc bay area jody hernandez is there on the scene. >> some here at city hall and across the city of oakland, everyone here in the city of oakland are calling for something to be done here to curb the violence, some say it's time to ask the governor to declare a state of emergency here in oakland. that after an incredibly violent weekend, 15 shootings took place across the city over the weekend. four of them fatal and many took place in daylight. it's time for city leaders to forget about the egoes and ask for more help. but the police chief say they are getting help from the california highway patrol, and alameda sheriff's deputies will be hitting the streets that is after help from the atf and u.s. marti marshals office. with the violence escalating, many say it's clearly not enough. >> we
me with her girlfriends from oakland, they grew up living a darker side of history. >> i was in the south when we had to actually go in the back of the restaurant and wasn't able to sit at the counter. >> reporter: carol heys would never imagine she could see an african-american president sworn in. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> reporter: or talk about martin luther king. mr.bam made history uttering a three letter word never spoken in an inaugural address, gay. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated fairly under the law. >> reporter: he urged congress to work with him. >> we cannot mistake absolutism for principle or substitute spectacle for politics. >> reporter: people who waited for hours embraced the harsher tone, the smaller crowd of 700, 000. anita jackson told me crunching numbers is missing the point of the inauguration rich with history and four years later, hope. >> i'm so proud and honored to be a part of this environment today. >> reporter: before leaving the capitol
oakland, redwood city and santa rosa. here is sal. >>> you can see it is looking pretty good no major problems come together concord avenue and on the san mateo bridge, that traffic is looking good. let's go back to the desk. >>> right now we are looking at breaking news, they are looking at a fire not far from the carquinez bridge. it started shortly before 4:00 a.m. in the city of crocket. alex savage is out at the scene getting some new information, alex? >> reporter: good morning and this fire is still actively fighting right now. in fact they sort of took a defensive posture on this. i want to show you quickly from our vantage point, this is where it is located actually out on the water. it is a pier that is burning right now and fire crews have to spray water. certainly a lot of access issues and they are bridging in a boat and the coast guard to assist to get this fire fully under control. i want to bring it to you at this point with the crocket fire department. first tell me exactly what is burning here. >> what we have is a very old pier that was once occupied. it is not occ
. >> just a few hours ago the oakland city council voted to bring in a police consultant who many fear could conduct racial profiling. coming up i will tell you why many african- american ministers say it is a good idea. >> a live look from washington we're monitoring the latest from secretary of state clinton getting ready to testify about the benghazi attack of the u.s. consulate. >> we will have the details coming up. >> what is going on weather and traffic erica. >> off and on line for santa rosa and petaluma. light showers in livermore valley portions of interstate 80 and driving our the altamonte pass. >> the bulk of the moisture is heading off shore. it is on satellite and radar view. this is a north to south system and our pushing in from the south. it is not as cold as what we actually saw for the last few system. this weekend at of arctic air associated with it. it will be a colder rain for saturday and sunday. focusing on today's wet weather probably trace amounts may be a 10th of an edge of a heart of the bay area. you will need to use your umbrella. it is 7:01 a.m. it is time fo
warmer than yesterday. we are on a seasonally warm. oakland climbing to 62 degrees. 64 for santa rosa. low sixties for vallejo livermore, pleasanton 63 in san jose. satellite and radar shows high pressure in control for now over us however, a cold air mass will hit the bay area as we head into tomorrow. not much of moisture associated with the system. it will be cold. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows a 30 percent chance of showers. into the rest of the week some sunshine mid-level clout. temperatures in the mid-50s. the potential for more rain as we head into your sun deck. >> that is a look at your extended forecast. in the meantime let's take it to the traffic desk. >> the national weather service institis a dense fog advisory i have not seen any by the chp. here is a live look at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza no problem out of oakland into the city. >> overnight construction on the upper deck shutting down one lane but not producing any slowdowns. >> the san mateo bridge the west bound trip looking good no problems to alert you to. >> south bound 101 t
. upper '30's for santa rosa and navato. 48 in downtown san francisco. 48 in oakland. >> satellite and radar shows high pressure is breaking apart a cold air mass will infiltrates the bay area. we do not have any warm weather in the extended forecast for quite some time. oakland will reach 57. 54 for downtown san francisco. 54 in san mateo. there is potential for rain showers. >> future cast four shows by lunchtime light rain in the north bay. also an increase in cloud cover. 5:00 p.m. your evening commute home scattered showers. light green indicates it is like in nature. not a lot of moisture associated with this. light rain for hayward out in the livermore valley. portions of highway 280 and highway 101. >> no rain of the golden gate or bay bridge. maybe spotty showers by midnight. into tomorrow. >> a lot of moisture stays off shore. it will be cold. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows the cold air that will settle in to the bay area. the inland lows several days we will hover in the mid to upper twenties. we have clear skies ahead of a spirit friday in the mornin
. and the current conditions will remain rather mild. still, 51 to oakland and san francisco and at half moon bay. 50s through redwood city and temperatures are going to be more mile. we are going to see areas of dense fog. with a fog advisory issued for tomorrow. mostly sunny skies and there is going to be similar conditions to today but similar. as we see a big change with the temperatures are going to be wchanging. here is the next fog advisory. these areas highlighted with reduced visibility. through 9:00 p.m., with one quarter of 1 mi. and keep giving yourself some extra time. low visibility, slow down. taking a l we are going to see other 60s. 60s through san jose. unseasonably warm the stormtracker is well off to the north and it will stay that way. change is coming as that starts with rainfall to the bay area. it will continue to the day and temperatures dropping wednesday and temperatures in the low 50s. staying there for friday and warming up. this brings the chance of showers back to the forecast. >> the world's largest exposition of gadgets and gizmos. the consumer electronics show. i
with news out of oakland that is where police have arrested one person but are still searching for two others after an officer shot in the arm during a confrontation last night. >> according to investigators, it happen in the 1700 block of seminary avenue in oakland. this is google art map of the area where happen. >> police shut down the surrounding blocks last night. >> the area is still shut down this morning as the manhunt continues. >> oakland police say their undercover officer was in his car following up on a shooting that happen sunday when someone shot him in the arm. >> so far, the police have given very little inflation. >> we have activated our swat team and some of our other neighboring agencies. we also asked by with patrol for their support. we want to ask the community to continue to be vigilant spirit. please contact the oakland police if you have informations. >> neighbors who live in the area of seminary avenue say that the pilot needs to end. >> the officials need to take heed to what is happening in our city. it is like a war zone. >> officer is being treated for n
guys. >>> oakland city leaders are calling for a state of emergency after a deadly weekend and later today those leaders and the police all expected to announce a new plan of action on how to deal with the gun violence in the city of oakland. several people were injured in a shooting on seminary drive last night. there were three nonfatal shootings yesterday. on friday, four people were killed in separate incidents. some officials say it's time to bring in the national guard and many residents support that idea. >> anything, even if they make us uncomfortable, anything that would -- we are open to exploring the ideas. >> i'm okay with that. let's do it. let's do it. two thumbs up for that, let's do it. >> 6 people have been already killed in oakland so far this new year. >>> a rape suspect is facing charges after allegedly assaulting a woman in her apartment here in san francisco. police say 25-year-old javon jones of marin city barged into the apartment on telegraph hill as the 26-year-old came home saturday night. jones allegedly dem
tonight oakland's -- but tonight, oakland's plan to hire him is meeting some resistance. >> reporter: protestors jam oakland city council chambers, irate over this man's words. >> for any city to say they don't do stop and frisk, they don't know what the hell they're talking about. >> reporter: he is the former police #k450e6 of los angeles and -- chief of los angeles and new york, he may be the most voek opponent of stop and frisk. >> any police department in america that tries to function without some form of stop and frisk or whatever terminology they use is doomed to failure. >> reporter: and he's on his way to becoming a highly paid consult apt for the city of oakland. is it safe to say that you are and bill bretton are on the same page when it comes to stop and frisk? >> i think we're saying the same thing. >> reporter: they say it unfairly singles out minorities. >> stop and frisk doesn't work. look at new york city . >> reporter: new york city's program resulted in more than 700,000 stops in 2011, according to the new york times. 85% of those stopped were black or hispanic m
. he's christopher ebert stallworth of oakland. >>> 7:04. in a few hours, you can trade guns for cash. in marin county, it's part of the area's first-ever gun buyback event. organizers will take $200 for semi-automatic guns and $100 for other guns. you must bring proof of residency in order to take part. the five dropoff locations are open from 11:00 this morning until 8:00 tonight. they include novato, the larkspur, st. andrew's church in marin city and the it point reyes sub-- and the point reyes substation. >>> president obama is reviewing a series of proposals from the vice president about curbing gun violence. coming up at 7:15, a new poll checks public support for gun control. >>> after prompting some furious reaction, today, the house will finally vote on giving an extra $51 billion to help the victims of superstorm sandy. the legislation includes two bills, one gives $17 billion in emergency funding. the other would include money for fema's disaster relief fund. but financial conservatives still oppose the bill. they feel some of that money would be used for things that have n
overnight power has been restored to thousands of pg&e customers in oakland. pg&e says an under ground explosion and fire at park and mccar there are knocked out power to 5500 homes and businesses. that was about 2:00 this morning. that fire has been put out and power has been fully restored. >>> new developments in the hostage crisis in algeria. the hostage crisis is ongoing and defense secretary leon panetta says the u.s. is working to assess what is happening. algerian helicopters stormed a natural gas plant yesterday in an attempt to free dozens of hostages. the hostages include americans and people from at least eight other countries. their fates remain uncertain at this point. there are some reports that hostages escaped but were killed or are then still being held. we're still trying to find out more information. algeria state news reports that 18 militants have been killed. >>> 4:31 is the time right now. oakland mayor jean quan is asking for federal help to combat crime in oakland while in washington, d.c.. she says she is meeting with department of justice to try to bring mor
the temperatures: 40 in oakland and 42 in san francisco and 41 at half moon bay and everyone else in the 30's and a few 20's including concord and san rafael. in the monterey bay everyone at freezing including 28 at gilroy. hazy sunshine. milder temperatures this afternoon. we have the possibility with the stagnant air mass of poor air quality all week. the stagnant air mass keeps us dry. no rain in the forecast through wednesday. temperatures are getting close to where they should be for this january 16. liver more is two degrees warmer at 58. and redwood city at 59 san jose is 59, as well, a degree short of average. we will hit 60 in fremont and palo alto and 59 is the warmer spot in oak oakland and san jose. fairfield and vallejo andantback are cooler at 56. gilroy is the warmer spot at 52. frost is possible inland as the morning low slowly moderates and slower than our afternoon low and mid-30's to low 40's around the bay shore and 43 in san francisco tonight. here is the area of high pressure, it has not moved and it will not move any time soon but the air mass will as it retreats to the
and now another brother is fighting for his life. >>> a daring group of drivers shuts down this oakland freeway for a side show. the video now gone viral. we'll tell you how the chp is responding. >>> hit and run in the east bay just hours ago. find out how it effected thousands of people. >>> the 49ers arrive in the big easy getting ready for their biggest game in 18 years. >>> if you have this boy i will tell you, you don't want to wish it on anybody. we have partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies. highs today will be cooler. 50s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. northbound 101 looks good approaching the 80 split with no major problems. also this morning we are looking at the westbound bay bridge. it is 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> 5:00. over night news chp searching for witnesses to a deadly crash on a san mateo freeway. three people were killed on highway 92 in foster city. tara moriarty is here now just got some new information about those victims. tara. >> reporter: we just got off the phone with the chp we have learned two of the three people that died were actually bro
about the accident that briefly caused panic all over great britain. >>> oakland's police chief shouted down during a heated late-night meeting at city hall. the big issue -- what will happen next. >>> also, the big speech begins in just two hours. president obama will unveil a plan that is sure to fuel the gun-control debate. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, january 16th. >>> san jose police are investigating a bold kidnapping attempt of a 2-year-old girl outside of her home. ktvu eight janine de la vega is in san jose and talked with police a short time ago. janine, what did they tell you? >> reporter: a police spokesperson told me he's checking in with detectives right now to see if they got any tips overnight. now, they are taking that attempted kidnapping that happened here on dale court very serious. they say the man was pulling on the child's legs so hard, that her shoes fell off. this all happened around 5:40 yesterday afternoon. this was near south white and aborn.
.63 this morning. across the bay in oakland and san jose. the average is $3.54 and $3.55. this compares to the current state average of $3.57. >>> zynga has started shutting down several titles as part of a plan to cut costs at the struggling online game company. games such as petville and mafia wars 2 will no longer be available. the move is part of a broader cost-cutting plan revealed last october, which involved shutting down 13 titles. the company also announced it was cutting 5% of its full-time workforce, a first for zynga. >>> 45 degrees... (music) >>> those looking to clean out their closets in time for the new year got a little bonus. the folks at goodwill held a donate-a-thon at their main location on mission street in san francisco. those who came to give away their old belongings were assisted by people dressed as bellhops who also gave away popcorn. the first four-hundred people also got free passes to the zoo or movie tickets. event organizers say this is to thank people for their donations, which they call the lifeblood of their charity. >> what these donations do is supp
, oakland police say they are holding a news conference to talk about two recent shootings that injured police officers. police say a 13-year-old veteran was shot and wounded by a suspect during a foot chase in the fruitvale district on friday. five days earlier, on january 21st, an undercover police officer was shot and wounded while working on seminary avenue. full recoveries are expected for both officers. >>> the super bowl found 49ers are already in the big easy this morning. fans waved 49er faithful fashion as the team took off for new orleans yesterday at noon. five hours later, they touched down in new orleans for a week of practice before the game. the odds are on the niners' side. they are favored to beat the ravens. san francisco has been to the super bowl five times and they've won each game. the last one in 1995. 49ers have settled in at their new headquarters in downtown new orleans. fans greeted the players and took pictures with them in front of large banners. today, the team will begin weight lifting, practice and team meetings and we have our own team in new orleans. t
will enjoy a clear skies and greas breezy conditions. >> vallejo 34. upper '30's in fairfield. 42 and oakland. 47 in san francisco. >> transitioning into the afternoon mid to upper 50s potentially low 60s. santa rosa 60. 62 now a pyrrhic 63 in haywood best-62 and nap--62 >> we will enjoy clear skies, sunshine, and temperatures on the moors side. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows thursday even friday mid to upper 60s. some locations to our south could warming to the seventies. it will fill like spring. inland lows dropping into the upper '30's. >> a small chance for showers into sunday. temperatures will stay on the warmer side. expect partly cloudy skies as we start the next work weeks. >> that is your weather. >> taking a quick check of your commute. no hot spots. >> the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza doing fine. >> no problems at the san mateo bridge accident free for those of you heading toward cost the city. >> south bound 101 and easy ride the tell light making their way into san francisco. >> best-toward a foster city. >> and 8 year old girl is recovering after b
in and around the bay area 35 in oakland. a few degrees cooler here. 32 in livermore. 30 or so in danville where we saw alex just a few moments ago. nevado checking in about 30, below freezing, at the airport 27 degrees reported there. so we have partly cloudy skies, very cold temperatures this morning, if you are going to get out any time soon be prepared for that winter weather and you have frost which weather as well. you may be scraping the wind shield, just had a light radar. you can see the clouds as they continue to pass through. we have the northerly flow that continues. we have been locked in the pattern for a few days and we will continue this way. here is the ridge of high pressure. you can see how the clouds just scoot right down to california, even bringing us a slight chance for rain at times, few spring manies reported in the delta. we will continue that for today but the rain will stay off the coast. we will be partly cloudy, cool, temperatures in the low 50s for the afternoon. that's a few degrees below what we normally get. we will continue with this dry pattern in the northwes
're following this tuesday morning. and oakland police officer has been shot after following up on another shooting. we will have a live report from the scene coming up. >> we're taking a live look from our mount tam camera. a good start to this tuesday morning. first let us get to the traffic desk. >> we are tracking problems continuing on 101 a northbound direction chains. our hot spot is an accident on the bayshore freeway north of 92 door avenue backing up the traffic court ralston on the bayshore freeway. as we worked to clear the crash to ease the congestion coming off of the san mateo bridge at 92 in the west bound direction. >> also continue to watch the bay bridge which was an early morning hot spot. some improvement especially for the 880 approach. if the east shore freeway is slow all the way from golden gate fields. that is a long ride of a total east shore freeway drive time is 23 minutes. that is better than normal. >> the ride coming out of the macarthur maize is backed up to the 24 split. that is not leading to the bay bridge. it is leading to the east shore freeway. the ba
in at $3.67. in oakland, they're coming in at $3.59. and then send jose they are at $3.58. >> as most bay area residents pick up their first paycheck of the new year. many will be wondering why their check is smaller. that is because the payroll tax holiday is over as part of the economic stimulus plan. all americans sought a 2 percent cut in their social security if payroll tax. this drop from 6.2 social security if payroll tax. [ male announcer ] subway has so many heart-healthy and delicious meals certified by the american heart association. look for the heart check on your favorite subway fresh fit meals, from the tempting turkey breast & black forest ham with spinach to the protein-rich roast beef, and more. all five grams of fat or less. try 'em with juicy, ripe tomatoes, cool cucumbers or crisp green peppers. start your new year right with a heart-healthy meal at your neighborhood subway today. subway. eat fresh. new jobs are here, and by 2025, we could have millions more that demand qualified college graduates. many in the bay area. at devry university, our market-responsive bache
coming our way. not bad for downtown san francisco. oakland, it is our inland areas where we have local dense fog. the national weather service has issued a dense fog advisory for the cortines straight and the delta. drive with caution in those areas. >> we have clouds. temperatures in the '40's and '30's. as we head into the afternoon sunny conditions are warmer conditions. partly cloudy skies as we head into the evening hours. visibility is down to 3 tenths of a mile for napa. 5 mi. for concord. we do have local dense fog currently cloudy conditions for the rest of the bay area. cloud cover will decrease as we head into the afternoon. >> temperatures by 8:00 a.m. the purple on your screen indicates most places in the '40's. it is cold out there. it is not as cold as a couple of days last week. as we put the clock into motion. by 12:00 p.m. start to see some bring something we have not seen in quite some time. some spots climbing into the '60s. 8:00 p.m. the light blue indicates most spots in the '50s. your afternoon highs 64 napa. 50 for vallejo. san mateo at 58 degrees. >> shows warm
and a few 60s and there will be a lot more today, sonoma novato, 62 for santa rosa, 54 antioch, 62 oakland and berkeley and alameda 62 and low 60s, morgan hill, cupertino, same for daily city half-moon bay and 59 in san francisco. fog will be increasing in the valley but the coast and bay will continue to warm up and it looks quiet into the weekend. >>> anybody can now own a piece of solyndra. solyndra owned more than half million and in 2011 is filed for bankruptcy. most of the equipment was auctioned off and in santa clara they scooped up many of the tube shaped modules scooped up for $10 each. >>> many have to finds ways to get to school. the union is worried drivers could lose their jobs. more than 150,000 students are affected by the strikes including 5 4,000 children with special needs. >>> gary coleman died this week in his bay area home town. >> the fact is i adopted willis and arnold. >> his name was comrade. he adopted two young african- american brothers and one of the top stars say it is one of the most heart wrenching days of his life. it was a family show that tackled social
hours ago oakland city voted to bring again a new person. i will tell you wh manhillary clinton s getting ready to testify about the band out the attack on the u.s. consulate and a very important vote this morning to raise the u.s. debt limit and avoid a default details coming up. >> most of the moisture is still off shore. here is a look at just scattered showers. we are contending with light showers just north of santa rosa. the good news is that east bay is currently dry and there's no water on road. we did see some rain earlier this morning along the dumbarton bridge. but that is no longer the case. a lot of the moisture that we see have actually not been hitting the ground. we do have a more wet weather on the way. everyone is waking up to cloudy conditions. the temperatures are warmer than 24 hours ago. >> the chance for showers a return as we head into the weekend. i will have your fedetails coming up in a few. >> your quick commute check shows that light traffic is still for most of the bay area. in the east bay it is only slowing for highway 43 antioch. there is a tiny bi
temperatures this weekend and 24-hour temperature change oakland hit 62 and concord hit veteran and san francisco at 58, two degrees warmer. fremont at 61. san jose jumped five degrees up to 62. everyone is going to be in the upper 50's to low 60's but for antioch and live more at 56 degrees. mid-to-upper 60's throughout monterey bay and let to upper 60's headed inland the tonight, 20's and 30's, again, forecast for you, and mid-30's to upper 30's an the bay shore. a couple of things to think headed to the beach with temperatures in the 60's, sneaker waves tell -- possible tonight and tomorrow and then saturday and sunday afternoon with strong rip currents and more sneak waves. temperatures taper next week but it looks dry and we are in the 50's by wednesday. >> if san jose we have an an injury accident with a vehicle off the road. there could be some emergency crews blocking a lane. eastbound 4, we have road closing left lane closed until 6:00 and westbound is jamming up out of antioch and under 20 minutes to 242. northbound 242 at willow pass to concord avenue we have road work until
visibility between 5 and ten miles. 52 degrees in oakland, 48 in napa and novato and we are very similar as to how we started so maybe walk the dog or head out to work and let's find some of that rain. we have to shift to the north, santa cruz watsonville continuing to show scattered showers and this system is pulling south and we will continue to pick up the wrap around moisture and you can see the brunt of it over areas as well as salina. if i back it up, i will show you the center of circulation off the southern coastline at this point but the wrap around moisture will continue. we will leave in a possibility of partly sunny skies and temperatures are a tad warmer, up to 50s and 60s as well as hayward and san jose. 59 san rafael, 60 degrees this afternoon in san francisco. the extended forecast there, temperatures will remain on the mild side to cool side for the afternoon on friday, mix of sun and clouds and that next chance of rain will come in time for your weekend and this system is not as wet but cooler dropping from the gulf of alaska and bringing our temperatures to upper 50s f
:01. young child in oakland remains in critical condition after being hit by a car. it happened at 28th avenue and foothill boulevard about 5:30. police say it was not a hit and run. investigators want to know if the young boy ran out into traffic or if he was in the crosswalk. >>> new information this morning on boeing's troubled 787 dream liner. japanese investigator says excess voltage may be causing battery issues. the federal aviation administration grounded all of boeing 787 until they can prove the batteries are safe. that is after a dream liner had to make an emergency landing in japan after a battery light came on. and a battery fire was reported on another 787 in boston. >>> we are following developing news in an ongoing situation in algeria. where they took dozens of foreigners hostage including some americans. there is word this morning the algerian military has launched another raid on the complex to try to free the remaining hostages. it's believed as many as 35 people were killed in a raid by algerian troops yesterday. coming up at 5:15 why algeria says it could not warn
answered the associated press poll want background checks for gun purchases at gun shows. >> oakland's safety committee has unanimously voted to adopt a resolution to hire a safety consultant to help the city's police department combat rising crime. the man they are considering for the job.former los angeles police chief william bratton. dozens of the city's resident voiced concern about the hiring of bratton, due to his seemingly random "frisk and search" policy to combat violent crime. but oakland police chief howard jordan insists that bratton's policies will not interfere with the police department's efforts to build a relationship with the community. >> we do not condone racial profiling. we have worked hard and long to build relationships. i did not want to throw that away. >> the oakland city council is split on whether they should hire bratton. it is expected to make a hiring decision at its meeting next tuesday. a chilly start but not quite as cold as the last couple of mornings. >> as we take a look at the temperatures we are very similar than just 24 hours ago below freezi
the body was pulled last night around 8:00. breaking news from oakland where crews are mopping up after a house fire. it started at 9:00 this morning. we were overhead as flames burned through the roof. thick smoke could be seen for quite a distance. it took an hour to knock the fire down. investigators are looking into a suspicious fire that destroyed an abandoned pier this morning with crews responding in crockett near jackson avenue near the c&h sugar plant at 3:45 the firefighters let the fire bun itself out. a crew fought from the water. here is the pier before it burned. it is suspicious because there is no electrical wiring on the pier. >> santa clara sheriff is investigating a fatal accident in cupertino when a woman was killed. the woman was walking and hit by a big rig after 7:00 near cupertino road. no word on the identity of the woman or if the truck driver will face charges. >> we have new details on a tanker that hit the bay bridge. the pilot made a last-minute turn before passing under the bridge. our media partner reported the pilot planned to follow the yellow line but
news from oakland where crews are mopping up after a house fire. it started at 9:00 this morning. we were overhead as flames burned through the roof. thick smoke could be seen for quite a distance. it took an hour to knock the fire down. investigators are looking into a suspicious fire that destroyed an abandoned pier this morning with crews responding in crockett near jackson avenue near the c&h sugar plant at 3:45 the firefighters let the fire bun itself out. a crew fought from the water. here is the pier before it burned. it is suspicious because there is no electrical wiring on the pier. >> santa clara sheriff is investigating a fatal accident in cupertino when a woman was killed. the woman was walking and hit by a big rig after 7:00 near cupertino road. no word on the identity of the woman or if the truck driver will face charges. >> we have new details on a tanker that hit the bay bridge. the pilot made a last-minute turn before passing under the bridge. our media partner reported the pilot planned to follow the yellow line but changed lanes to cross near yerba buena island isl
a little bit earlier than that. otherwise here is a live look at the nimitz 880 in oakland flowing nicely towards downtown. quiet golden gate bridge. they did some lane changes a little while ago so they have more southbound 101 lanes open now and mass transit including capitol corridor amtrak all on time. that is traffic. back to you guys. >> okay, liz, thanks. >>> 5:03 now. a dead body is discovered in sonoma county. investigators found a car in a no parking zone last night on petaluma road north of east cotati avenue near sonoma state university. the trunk was unlocked. when they opened it they found a body inside wrapped in a blanket. investigators believe it is linked to a crime in santa rosa but are not providing any details. >>> city leaders in oakland say gang activity is a big reason behind a surge of violence over the weekend. there were 16 shootings during a span of 72 hours that ended yesterday. four of the victims died. police chief howard jordan says 90% of the recent violence is traced to two feuding gangs and the murder of one
but policing expert. 2013 has been a dangerous year so far. >> oakland has a crisis. we have to take immediate action to assure our citizens we're beefing up our police department. >> reporter: the city is looking to implement numerous changes to cut down on the crime. and starting a new police academy class. but the most controversial move involving bringing in former los angeles police chief william bratton. >> i think they're doing it as much as of a pr move as anything else. >> reporter: bratton is viewed as an over zealous police leader. >> they try these practices like gang injunctions, like curfews and oakland residents reject them. >> reporter: after 126 homicides last year and a dwindling force, bratton's expertise is needed. >> i think he's a wonderful leader in law enforcement. i look guard to working with him. i don't expect any of the controversy that is surrounding him to be an issue for us. >> reporter: if you ask new city council member noel it appears city leaders are ready to approve the $250,000 contract for his services. >> that's governments primary respo
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